De-Militarize the Police

Donald Trump has just undone limitations on a program that unloads old war weaponry on domestic police departments.

Please sign this petition to the U.S. Congress:

It's time to stop allowing presidents to make and unmake the law on police weaponry. Congress must ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police.



126-150 of 16980 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16855 12 months ago Richard Ward Phoenix, AZ
16854 12 months ago Steve Wolfe Venice, FL
16853 12 months ago Sam Poikail Silver Spring, MD
16852 12 months ago Michelle Sankari Spokane, WA
16851 12 months ago Libby Haycock Shirley, MA
16850 12 months ago Anonymous Indio, CA
16849 12 months ago Diana Henderson San Diego, CA The police are in existence to serve and protect the citizenry. Militarization of these departments is an implicit declaration of war on Americans. When our officers dress up in the military gear, u...
16848 12 months ago Andrea Logan Saint Charles, IL
16847 12 months ago Jeanne Angier San Francisco, CA
16846 12 months ago diane horner Mamaroneck, NY
16845 12 months ago diane horner Mamaroneck, NY
16844 12 months ago B Post Corrales, NM
16843 12 months ago Patricia Pratt Brattleboro, VT He doesn't know nothing. He belled up on three of businesses. He sure can't run this country. Somebody should do something about him. We need Bernie. %hat so called special group should should be ...
16842 12 months ago Amber Ouellet Sullivan, ME
16841 12 months ago Anonymous lakewood, CO
16840 12 months ago Lauren Davis Northfield, MN Police are officers of the peace, and peace doesn't come through war like weapons.
16839 12 months ago Francisco J. Velez Bronxville, NY
16838 12 months ago ian lin chino hills , CA
16837 12 months ago Dennise Dambrackas Denver, CO
16836 12 months ago Jo Garrett Madison, WI
16835 12 months ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA Militarizing the police DESTROYS PUBLIC TRUST in law enforcement agencies and DESTROYS DEMOCRACY.
16834 12 months ago Nadine Mungai Naperville, IL Weapons of war have no place in municipalities. War training for municipal police must be prohibited.
16833 12 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
16832 12 months ago Shannon Kemena Elk Grove, CA
16831 12 months ago Anonymous Battletown, KY
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Background:
> Hank Johnson, The Guardian: President Trump Is Giving Police Forces Weapons of War. This Is Dangerous.
> White House: Executive Order
> Tennessean: Jeff Sessions in Nashville outlines plan to send surplus military weapons, equipment to local police
> Washington Post: 5 countries where most police officers do not carry firearms — and it works well
> Deadly Exchange